A Comparative Study of the Economic System of Dunhuang Monasteries and Egyptian Temples
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- Comparative study; Egyptian temples; Dunhuang monasteries; Economic system
Comparative research is an important method of historical research. The premise of the research is that the comparator needs to have the same or similar characteristics for the researcher to analyze and interpret. The subjects of the study is comparison of economic issues between Dunhuang monastery in ancient China and Thebes temple in ancient Egypt. Both are typical representatives of the development of religion in regional countries. The objective of the study is to reveal the similarities and differences between the two different types of monastic models in terms of economic operation, to summarize the important role of religion in the operation of the state and the important laws of civilization development. According to the research in the paper, the basic relationship between national politics and religion: if the two are in line with each other, they support each other and prosper, but if the two diverge from each other, there will be a corresponding decline. However, with the development of civilization, the dependence of state politics on religion has gradually weakened. State rule has gradually shown a rationalization trend. In line with the concept of historical progress. Therefore, in the contemporary era of the 21st century, science and reason have the upper hand, rational view of religious issues, scientific governance of the country, has become an important issue that cannot be ignored by heads of state.
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TY - CONF AU - Yimu Shi PY - 2023 DA - 2023/09/09 TI - A Comparative Study of the Economic System of Dunhuang Monasteries and Egyptian Temples BT - Proceedings of the 2023 9th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2023) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 290 EP - 300 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-2-38476-092-3_40 DO - 10.2991/978-2-38476-092-3_40 ID - Shi2023 ER -